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GOVERNMENT’S FOREIGN DEBT FALLS IN 2001

Government’s foreign debt fell by USD 457,8 M in 2001 to preliminary USD 8,513 BLN on December 31, figures of the Central bank show. In comparison with November foreign debt marked a fall of USD 100 M and accounted for 67% of GDP at end-2001.

Views on BG | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTER: FUTURE OF BULGARIAN-RUSSIAN RELATIONS OPTIMISTIC

The state of Bulgarian-Russian relations could not be positively appraised at the moment, but the future is optimistic, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Solomon Passy said in an interview for the Russian newspaper "Nezavisimaia gazeta".

Views on BG | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

HASTY DECISIONS FOR N-PLANT CLOSURE WILL NOT BE TAKEN

The government will not take hasty decisions, concerning the nuclear power plant "Kozloduy", Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said during the parliamentary control session on February 1. He pointed out, though, that the decisions have to be in accordance with t

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

POST-PRIVATISATION AGENCY TO CONTROL CONTRACT EXECUTION

The Agency for Post-Privatisation Control will be in charge of post-privatisation control of trade companies with more than a 50% state-owned stake, the Privatization and Post-Privatization control Act envisages. The Supervisory Council of the Privatizati

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY SUPERVISORY BOARD WILL CONTROL THE ACTIVITIES...

The Privatization Agency Supervisory Board will control the activities of the PA, the Privatisation Act envisages. Under the Act the Board will also approve the deals, which are beyond the authority of the Executive Council or require parliamentary approv

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

SPAIN FAVORS EASTWARD ENLARGEMENT, SUPPORTS BULGARIA IN EU TALKS

In an exclusive interview for novinite.com and The News online newspaper, Spain’s Ambassador to Bulgaria H.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

UNHCR, THE UN REFUGEE AGENCY, IS TO RELEASE USD 550,000 FOR REFUGEE IN...

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is to release USD 550,000 for refugee institutions and refugees in Bulgaria, an agreement signed by Bulgaria’s Agency for Refugees and Luise Druke on behalf of Ruud Lubbers, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, envi

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIA'S NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE (NAO) IS TO START IMPLEMENTING A JOIN...

Bulgaria's National Audit Office (NAO) is to start implementing a joint project on partnership with UK National Audit Office, which aims to improve NAO’s performance as an independent, modern and professional institution. The project costs an estimated EU

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

NORTH KOREA HAS HIT BACK AT U.S. PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH'S STATE OF T...

North Korea has hit back at U.S.

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT DECIDED TO ALLOW STAY OF FOREIGN UNARMED MILITARY, MILITARY...

Government decided to allow stay of foreign unarmed military, military vehicles and aircraft on the territory of Bulgaria for participation in a command and staff military exercise code-named Seven Stars 2002 of the Multinational Peace Force Southeastern

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

IN AN INTERVIEW WITH THE JERUSALEM DAILY NEWSPAPER MA'ARIV, ISRAELI PR...

In an interview with the Jerusalem daily newspaper Ma'ariv, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said he regretted that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat was not killed when Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, but said Arafat can still be a partner

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

ACCUSED TERRORIST MASTERMIND OSAMA BIN LADEN SAID "THE BATTLE HAS MOVE...

Accused terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden said "the battle has moved to inside America" in the only television interview he's granted since the September 11 attacks . The interview was conducted by the Arabic-language Al-Jazeera network in late October

World | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS IN PRISON STAFF WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE WEAPONS ...

Officers and sergeants in prison staff will be allowed to use weapons to prevent escapes, protect themselves, amendments to the Punishment Execution Act passed at first reading Jan.31 envisage.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

LUXEMBOURG’S INVESTMENT GROUP TO INVEST USD 8 M IN EVROPA TV

Luxembourg's Central Investment Group plans to invest USD 8 M in Bulgaria’s Evropa television in the next three years, the Group's President Kristian Groke announced. Central Investment Group acquired 50 percent in the TV station.

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

EC RECOMMENDATIONS HIGHLIGHTED IN SPEED-UP EU ENTRY STRATEGY

Implementation of the recommendations of the European Commission report, approximation of Bulgarian legislation with European law, administrative capacity building and monitoring by the European structures, are among the goals included in the strategy for

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN AND SPANISH STANDARDIZATION AUTHORITIES LAUNCHED A JOINT...

The Bulgarian and Spanish standardization authorities launched a joint project to improve the infrastructure for supervising the Bulgarian market. The project covers a variety of sectors and will be implemented in two years.

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

MINISTER TALKS ON E-GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN AUSTRIA

State Administration Minister Dimitur Kalchev met with Austria's Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Public Services and Sports, Dr Susanne Riess-Passer, and with the Second President of the National Council (Parliament) of the Republic of Austria, D

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

DEBT TO BELGIUM TO BE RESTRUCTURED UNDER "DEBT-FOR-INVESTMENT SWAP"

The EUR 12 M official Bulgarian debt to Belgium will be restructured under a "debt-for-investment swap" scheme, an agreement approved by the Cabinet reads. The agreement was concluded on January 18, 2002 between the Bulgarian Government and the Ducroire/D

Business | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT WANTS NATIONAL SECURITY CONCEPT REVISED

The national security concept and military doctrine should determine more clearly Bulgaria’s interests, aims, priorities and threats, including terrorism and drug trafficking, President and Commander in Chief Georgi Parvanov said in his lecture on Bulgari

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

JOSE JORRIN : SPAIN SUPPORTS BULGARIA IN EU TALKS

H.E Jose Angel Lopez Jorrin has been Spain's Ambassador to Bulgaria since 2001.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00

PROTEST RALLY AGAINST HIGH PATENT TAXES BEGINS IN SOFIA

A protest rally against the high patent taxes takes place in front of the building of the Parliament. The rally is organized by the Bulgarian crafts chamber, supported by other professional organization as well as the biggest trade unions “Podkrepa” and t

Politics | February 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00
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